Fwd: [LSC3-staff] Latest Press Release on Hugo Nominations
- If you have a favorite - anything - now is the time to join
LoneStarCon and nominate it for a Hugo!!!
PRESS RELEASE #8 - 2013 HUGO AWARDS - NOMINATION DEADLINE FAST APPROACHING
LoneStarCon 3, the 71st World Science Fiction Convention
San Antonio, Texas
August 29 - September 2, 2013
Postal queries to: P.O. Box 27277, Austin, TX 78755
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – LoneStarCon 3, the 71st World Science Fiction
Convention ("Worldcon"), today issued a reminder that the March 10
deadline for casting nominating ballots for the 2013 Hugo Awards and
John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer is now less than two weeks
To be entitled to submit a nomination ballot, you must have joined
LoneStarCon 3 or Loncon 3 (the 2014 Worldcon) as a Supporting,
Attending, or Young Adult member by January 31, 2013, or have been a
Supporting or Attending member of Chicon 7, the 2012 Worldcon.
Nomination ballots must be received by Sunday, March 10, 2013, 11:59
p.m. EDT (Sunday, March 10, 2013, 8:59 p.m. PDT; Monday, March 11,
2013, 6:59 a.m. UTC/GMT).
The Hugo Awards are the premier award of the science fiction genre,
honoring science fiction literature and media, as well as fans of the
genre. The Hugo Awards were first presented at the 1953 World Science
Fiction Convention in Philadelphia (Philcon II), and they have
continued to honor science fiction and fantasy notables for nearly 60
More information about the Hugo Awards, including details on how to
submit a nomination ballot, is available from
www.LoneStarCon3.org/hugo-awards/. Ballots may be submitted by postal
mail or online. Online voters will need a unique LoneStarCon 3
Personal Identification Number (PIN) to enter their ballot. These have
already been issued to members by email and also distributed along
with Progress Report 3, for those members receiving printed progress
For additional information, please contact hugoadmin@....
For lost or missing PINs, please contact hugopin@....
ABOUT THE WORLD SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION
Founded in 1939, the World Science Fiction Convention is one of the
largest international gatherings of authors, artists, editors,
publishers, and fans of science fiction and fantasy. The annual Hugo
Awards, the leading award for excellence in the fields of science
fiction and fantasy, are voted on by Worldcon membership and presented
during the convention.
LoneStarCon 3 is sponsored by ALAMO, Inc., (Alamo Literary Arts
Maintenance Organization), a 501(c)(3) organization. For information
about memberships or hotel accommodation, please visit our website at
www.LoneStarCon3.org. Please send press questions, or requests to be
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"World Science Fiction Society," "WSFS," "World Science Fiction
Convention," "Worldcon," "NASFiC," "Hugo Award," and the distinctive
design of the Hugo Award Rocket are service marks of the World Science
Fiction Society, an unincorporated literary society.